When Wegmans arrives at the new Fifth Street Station shopping center south of the city in 2015, it could throw two close-by Food Lion stores into competition with the newcomer and each other. Image by Aaron Shrewsbury.

Will Wegmans’ arrival spell trouble for existing groceries?

Charlottesville is buzzing about the arrival of a Wegmans grocery store in the planned Fifth Street Station shopping center, which won rezoning approval from the Albemarle County Planning Commission last week. But the chain’s arrival in town could shake up the grocery scene in surrounding neighborhoods, already home to two Food Lion stores. Riverbend Management, […]

Notes from the news desk. File photo.

On Facebook and mea culpas

Usually, the best way to correct a misstep is to talk about it. We found ourself in that position last week, so we’re here to start a conversation—and eat a little crow. Last week’s story on a dispute over permitted partying in the Market and Meade area included some quotes that it shouldn’t have, quotes […]